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  • Dicke family the stewards of South Divide farm for more than 100 years

    By Tina KittThe Wauneta Breeze In 1908, Henry and Elizabeth (Pleines) Dicke purchased farm ground 12 miles south of Wauneta in northeast Dundy County, establishing a family farming operation that has spanned three generations and 100 years. The followin...
  • Dicke family the stewards of South Divide farm for more than 100 years

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   In 1908, Henry and Elizabeth (Pleines) Dicke purchased farm ground 12 miles south of Wauneta in northeast Dundy County, establishing a family farming operation that has spanned three generations and 100 years.  The ...
  • Winter returns after brief balmy break

    By Tina KittThe Wauneta Breeze Last week’s spring-like weather was nice while it lasted. One glance at the January calendar though makes it clear that there’s still plenty of time for winter to roar.Friday was reality-check day for southwest Nebraska...
  • Winter returns after brief balmy break

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   Last week’s spring-like weather was nice while it lasted. One glance at the January calendar though makes it clear that there’s still plenty of time for winter to roar. Friday was reality-check day for southwest ...
  • Grazing goats may eliminate need to burn berm

    By Dave VrbasThe Wauneta Breeze It’s an annual ritual no one enjoys. As spring rolls around and plants start popping up everywhere, Wauneta village employees and fire personnel can be seen along the river bank, burning the weeds, trees and grass to kee...
  • Grazing goats may eliminate need to burn berm

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   It’s an annual ritual no one enjoys. As spring rolls around and plants start popping up everywhere, Wauneta village employees and fire personnel can be seen along the river bank, burning the weeds, trees and grass...
  • Looking Back * January 29, 2009

    10 years ago this week Jan. 28, 1999 Jack Vetter, president of Vetter Health Services, announced that Barry Emerson will become the administrator-in-training at Heritage of Wauneta. Heritage has been without a full-time administrator for more than two mo...
  • WP boys out of RPAC

    The WP boys bowed out of RPAC last night, falling to Dundy County-Stratton in Maywood, 74-51. The win for DCS pits them against Hayes Center for the Golden Plains title on Friday in Trenton. Arapahoe and Medicine Valley both advanced to the finals of the...
  • Bronco Booster junior high basketball tournament brackets

    Saturday's Bronco Booster junior high basketball tournament will be played at both attendance center gyms. The boys tourney will be played in Wauneta and the girls in Palisade.Action will kick off at 8 a.m. MT/9 a.m. CT with W-P boys playing in Wauneta an...
  • RPAC Update: Girls advance to Golden Plains final of RPAC tourney

    The Wauneta-Palisade girls basketball team advanced to the finals of the Golden Plains bracket of the Republican Plains Activities Conference tournament, with a win Monday night against Paxton at Maywood, 55-41. The Broncos jumped out to an early lead and...
  • RPAC weekend successful for Bronco wrestlers, basketball teams (Updated brackets included)

    The Hitchcock County/Wauneta-Palisade wrestlers took an impressive third-place team finish at the RPAC tourney Friday. Medicine Valley won the meet with 347 points and Bertrand/Loomis took second with 304 points. The HC/WP team was close at third with 285...
  • Girls roundball team still rated fifth in D-1

    The Omaha World-Herald kept the Wauneta-Palisade girls as their fifth-ranked team in Class D-1 this Tuesday, despite their loss to fourth-rated C-2 Perkins County on Friday. The Bronco boys team, rated eighth last week, fell out of the ratings after their...
  • Dave Ja Vu: An intrusion of nature

    There are times when you’re out of your league and it’s time to call in the reinforcements. And there are times when your reinforcements run around the house with brooms and sticks, searching the crannies of your basement with a flashlight. This week...
  • Christensen busy introducing several new bills

    By Dave Vrbas The Wauneta Breeze   Sen. Mark Christensen has a batch of new legislation he’s pushing this week, introducing six new bills for their first readings on Tuesday.  During his weekly teleconference to the district Tuesday morning, Chris...
  • Village okays $50,000 allocation toward fire truck purchase

    By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Breeze   The Wauneta Volunteer Fire Department took one more step toward their goal of replacing aging equipment when the Wauneta Village Board last week voted to allocate $50,000 toward the cost. According to WFVD member Ste...
  • October precipitation boosts Wauneta's 2008 total above average mark

                             This is the Wauneta Breeze’s third of a three-part look at 2008. This week we take a look at moisture totals and weather events in 2008 as well as recapping sporting news.  By Tina Kitt The Wauneta Bree...
  • Attempted break-in of fire hall reported last week

    The Wauneta Fire Hall was the target of an attempted break-in last week. Fire Chief Donn Allen contacted the Chase County Sheriff’s Office on the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 13, after discovering windows broken in the rear door of the fire hall. Official...
  • Wauneta Senior Center pancake feed Thursday night

      The Wauneta Senior Center will host their regular fundraising pancake feed tonight (Thursday), serving from 5 to 7 p.m. MT/6 to 8 p.m. CT. A free will offering will be taken and the public is encouraged to attend and to show support for the Senior...
  • Sunday dinner planned at the Wauneta Senior Center

    The Wauneta Senior Center will host their monthly Sunday dinner at noon this Sunday. On the menu — roast beef and ham and all the trimmings, served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. MT/noon to 2 p.m. CT. Cost for adults is $7 with children under 10 eating for $3.5...
  • Be sure to pick up your St. Paul's Church photos

    If you ordered a St. Paul’s Lutheran Church centennial celebration group photo and haven’t picked it up yet be sure to stop by the Breeze. A few extras in various sizes were also ordered for those who didn’t get their orders placed last spring....